A homicide investigation has been launched after the loss of life of a person at a care centre for adults with psychological well being and drug abuse points.
The 60-year-old died after being assaulted shortly earlier than midnight on Monday on the Imperial Lodge care centre in Hayes, west London.
The person, who was a resident on the facility, was handled by paramedics however was pronounced useless on the scene.
A 44-year-old man, who was additionally a resident there, has been arrested on suspicion of homicide, the Metropolitan Police stated.
A spokesperson for the power stated: “Police had been referred to as at roughly 11.50pm on Monday, 2 January to reviews of a person assaulted at an grownup care facility in Lansbury Drive, Hayes.
“Officers and London Ambulance Service attended. Regardless of the perfect efforts of the emergency providers the person, aged 60, was pronounced useless on the scene.
“His subsequent of kin have been knowledgeable and a autopsy examination will likely be scheduled sooner or later.
“A 44-year-old man was arrested on the scene on suspicion of homicide and stays in custody at a west London police station.
“Each the deceased and the person arrested had been residents on the facility.”
A witness stated they’d seen police autos and ambulances with flashing lights on the street exterior the power.
The witness, who didn’t need to be named, stated: “I noticed a lot of police vehicles and ambulances, the lights had been flashing however there weren’t sirens.”